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Hurricane Sandy:
Information for Consumers and Bankers in the Affected Areas


The FDIC is working cooperatively with all of the state and federal banking agencies and other organizations to determine the status of financial institutions located in the affected areas.  If you have questions concerning the operations of your financial institution, please call your financial institution or visit your financial institution’s web site.  General preparedness information and state specific information may be obtained through the following web sites.

FEMA - www.fema.gov
This website contains links to popular pages for monitoring Sandy's progress, disaster survivor assistance and how to apply for assistance in the event you are impacted by the storm. You may also follow FEMA on Twitter and Facebook.

Ready.gov - www.ready.gov
This site contains valuable information on developing personal preparedness plans as well as hurricane safety tips.

Red Cross - www.redcross.org
The Red Cross site contains information on how to donate and volunteer to provide disaster assistance. Also, following the "Get Assistance " tab for information on shelter locations, disaster recovery guidelines and how to register for the "Search the Safe and Well" registry.

State Agencies
See how your state is responding to the hurricane. Information includes information on road closures, shelters, power outages, and other useful information.

FDIC Actions

The FDIC is drafting a letter to bankers encouraging them to work with borrowers in the areas hit hard by the storm. In turn, consumers and business owners experiencing difficulties beyond their control should feel free to actively reach out and work with their financial institutions.

Government Agencies Providing Help

   


Last Updated 11/13/2012 communications@fdic.gov